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Processing the Jacksonville shooting: One organizer reacts

Americans are once again struggling with the news of another racially motivated shooting. On Saturday a white gunman opened fire at a Dollar General store in Jacksonville, Florida, and killed three Black people.

The gunman used slurs, had swastikas on his weapon and left behind racist writings. It’s the latest attack in a number of shootings that have specifically targeted Black people.

Host Robin Young hears from Kimberly Allen, CEO of 904WARD, an organization working to end racism in Jacksonville.


This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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